Born: 21st June 1915, Ipswich.

Died: 3:30pm, 30th March 1945; age: 29; Died of Disease – Malaria. Japanese PoW at Kuching, Borneo.

Residence: Ipswich

Departed from Java – 22nd September 1942 – with 1300 POWs – arrived Singapore.

Departed Singapore – 9th October 1942 on board ‘Hiteru Maru’ – destination Borneo.

 Contracted Malaria – 24th January 1945.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 1548943

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 49 Battery, 48 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.


Grave Reference:


Labuan War Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of A.A. Aldis & Grace Aldis, of Ipswich; husband of Lily Grace Aldis, of Ipswich.

Father: Avery Alfred G. Aldis, born 1895, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Mother: Grace Constance Aldis (nee Bridges), born 1894, Ipswich.


In 1936, Ipswich, Eric married Lily Grace Potter, born May 1916, Ipswich. They had 2 children.





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